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>>>>> In [emacs-w3m : No.04684]
>>>>> Chris Beggy <email@example.com> wrote:
> Thank you for the w3m-search.el program. It is very useful.
We're very honored. Thanks!
> I am using a nice search engine, http://www.alltheweb.com/, where
> some developers use lisp. I like to support lispers. I think it
> would be nice to include their search engine in your default list:
> ("fast" "http://www.alltheweb.com/search?web&_sb_lang=ja&cs=euc-jp&q=%s" euc-japan)
> ("fast-en" "http://www.alltheweb.com/search?web&_sb_lang=en&q=%s" nil)
Thank you for the suggestion. I'd like to add them to the
emacs-w3m's default, but...
> They also have nice localization for Japanese, even though they
> are based in Norway!
Unfortunately, it doesn't seem to be useful for Japanese. There
are some coding-systems used in the Japanese web sites:
shift_jis, euc-japan, iso-2022-jp, etc. The search result of
http://www.alltheweb.com/ contains texts just as they were in
those sites. What is worse, all escape characters have been
stripped from iso-2022-jp encoded text. I think the search
engine should convert them to be unified into one coding-system.
It will probably be fixed in the future, though. :)
In addition, is the name "fast" really pertinent? What should
we do if a faster site appears? :-p
Katsumi Yamaoka <firstname.lastname@example.org>